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Brit Milah and Baby Naming

Brit Milah and Baby Naming

Please complete the information, which applies on the Brit Milah and Baby Naming Form and return to Rabbi Taff as soon as possible via email ( attachment or fax (916-488-1165).


Sitting Sandek: godfather—-has honor of sitting next to Baby during Brit Milah

Standing Sandek: godfather—has honor of holding baby during the naming after the Brit Milah.

Kvatter and Kvatterine: Carry the baby into the room on a pillow and hand to the Mohel (for a Brit Milah).

Please note that any food at the Baby Naming or Bris should be completely dairy, or if meat is desired, that it be kosher. If it is your wish to sponsor, co-sponsor or host the Kiddush after services in honor of the Naming, please contact Kate Pidwerbecki at

If ceremony is to be at home or any other place, please provide driving directions from Mosaic Law.

Mosaic Law Congregation

2300 Sierra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA  95825
Phone: 916-488-1122
Fax: 916-488-1165   

Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm

Friday 9am-4pm

Closed most Holidays


KOH Library                916-485-4143
The Center at 2300    916-488-4902                      

Weekly Scroll (submission deadline 5pm Wednesdays)

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We are affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the association of conservative congregations in North America.  

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